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DIMEV 2226
IMEV 1331.5
NIMEV C16
I meekly unto you sovereign am sent
A ‘sotelty’ for a bridal feast — one couplet
Note: Cf. also 831, 2110, 2310.
Subjects: marriage, festal verses for
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 68v
Transcription:
I mekely vnto you souerayne am sente
to dwell with you and euer be present
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Babees Book, etc. EETS o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: rev. ed. 358.